HIGH-DEFINITION EXCISIONAL BODY CONTOURING

The abdominoplasty procedure poses a number of unique challenges. If the stigmata of the operation is to be avoided, careful planning...

ABDOMINOPLASTY

CLINICS IN PLASTIC SURGERY

 
 
 

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CONTRIBUTORS

ALAN MATARASSO, MD, FACS

 
 
 

CONTENTS

Alan Matarasso and James E. Zins

CLINICS IN PLASTIC SURGERY

Microsurgery: Global Perspectives, An Update

 
 
 

ABDOMINOPLASTY AFTER MASSIVE WEIGHT LOSS

After massive weight loss , patients present with deformities that are more severe and often different than those observed in standard...

DRAINLESS ABDOMINOPLASTY USING PROGRESSIVE TENSION SUTURES

Drain-free abdominoplasty using progressive tension sutures was initially described in 2000 in a small retrospective series. However,...

 
 
 

LIPOABDOMINOPLASTY WITH ANATOMIC DEFINITION

Lipoabdominoplasty is one of the most frequent abdominal body contouring procedures performed today. It guarantees a safe combination...

NONINVASIVE ABDOMINOPLASTY

Noninvasive and minimally invasive treatments are increasingly supplanting, or complimenting, abdominoplasty. For optimal delivery...

 
 
 

ABDOMINAL

Abdominal etching techniques are used to improve the aesthetics of the abdominal region, providing patients an athletic physique, using...

ABDOMINOPLASTY: STATE-OF-THE-ART

While journal articles are instructive, they may often give the reader a single surgeon's perspective. Furthermore, the article may...

 
 
 

MEASURING OUTCOMES IN COSMETIC ABDOMINOPLASTY

The BODY-Q is a condition-specific patient-reported outcome measure that enables a comprehensive assessment of outcomes that are specific...

DEEP VENOUS THROMBOSIS PROPHYLAXIS

Abdominoplasty is a commonly performed aesthetic procedure but has one of the highest risks for venous thromboembolism events in aesthetic...

 
 
 

ABDOMINOPLASTY WITH COMBINED SURGERY

Abdominoplasty is the fifth most common cosmetic plastic surgery procedure performed in the United States and combining it with other...

ENHANCED RECOVERY AFTER SURGERY PATHWAYS IN BREAST RECONSTRUCTION

The Enhanced Recovery After Surgery protocol is a multidisciplinary, multimodal, and evidence-based approach to perioperative management....

 
 
 

THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC

Increases in opioid prescribing over the last several decades is correlated with an alarming increase in opioid-related morbidity and...

NERVE ENTRAPMENTS

There are more than 2 dozen nerve entrapment syndromes in the body. Generally, these occur at sites of fibroosseous or fibromuscular...

 
 
 

THE MALADIES OF PAIN

In 1993, Paul Brand and Phillip Yancey wrote about the importance of pain in a book entitled, Pain, The Gift Nobody Wants. This was...

PAIN MANAGEMENT IN PLASTIC SURGERY

CLINICS IN PLASTIC SURGERY

 
 
 



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Telemedicine Abortion Gains Momentum During Pandemic

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